Share this entry

Share this page

Newcastle, 1st Duke of

Syllabification: New·cas·tle, 1st Duke of
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈn(y)o͞oˌkasəl/

Definition of Newcastle, 1st Duke of in English:

( 1693–1768), British statesman; prime minister 1754–56 and 1757–62; born Thomas Pelham-Holles. During his second term in office, he headed a coalition with William Pitt the Elder until 1761.

Definition of Newcastle, 1st Duke of in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtenəbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure